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Room 20

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The sign above his hospital bed called him Sixty-Six Garage. For more than 15 years, he would lay there unidentified and unconscious. Or so, everyone believed. From L.A. Times Studios and the team that brought you “Dirty John” and “Man in the Window,” comes “Room 20,” a story about the search for a man’s identity and the truth about his accident. Investigative reporter Joanne Faryon’s two-year journey is filled with twists and turns. Now, she'll finally reveal who Garage really is. But one important question remained for her upon this discovery: has Garage been conscious this entire time? This series was produced by L.A. Times Studios with support from Neon Hum Media.

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The sign above his hospital bed called him Sixty-Six Garage. For more than 15 years, he would lay there unidentified and unconscious. Or so, everyone believed. From L.A. Times Studios and the team that brought you “Dirty John” and “Man in the Window,” comes “Room 20,” a story about the search for a man’s identity and the truth about his accident. Investigative reporter Joanne Faryon’s two-year journey is filled with twists and turns. Now, she'll finally reveal who Garage really is. But one important question remained for her upon this discovery: has Garage been conscious this entire time? This series was produced by L.A. Times Studios with support from Neon Hum Media.

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Tear jerker

By D8532589 - Feb 07 2020
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Oof this has me in tears at time. Powerful.

Interesting

By fos03 - Dec 19 2019
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Thanks for bringing this compelling story

iTunes Ratings

4497 Ratings
Average Ratings
2898
623
334
226
416

Tear jerker

By D8532589 - Feb 07 2020
Read more
Oof this has me in tears at time. Powerful.

Interesting

By fos03 - Dec 19 2019
Read more
Thanks for bringing this compelling story
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Room 20

Latest release on Jan 14, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 5 days ago

Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

Rank #1: Ep. 1: The First Six Days | 1

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Reporter Joanne Faryon quits her job to find out what happened to a man known as Sixty-Six Garage. After spending six days with him in his nursing home room, she starts to question whether he’s actually in a vegetative state, like she was first told.

Jul 30 2019

26mins

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Rank #2: Ep. 6: Is He in There? | 6

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Omar, the roommate, speaks and Garage sees his sister for the first time since he was a teenager. Faryon learns she is not responsible for her mother’s death and convinces a world expert on diagnosing consciousness to test Garage. She’s finally able to answer the question she had when she first met Garage - is he still in there?

Aug 20 2019

32mins

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Rank #3: Ep. 5: The Reunion | 5

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The nursing home director contacts Garage’s family to break the news of his medical condition. Faryon travels to Ohio to learn what led Garage to the California desert in the summer of 1999. Garage celebrates his birthday for the first time in 17 years.

Aug 13 2019

23mins

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Rank #4: Ep. 4: The Name | 4

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Sixty-Six Garage is identified and Faryon tracks down another man in the same accident as Garage. She learns what really caused the crash and begins to suspect authorities might have known Garage’s identity since the day of the accident.

Aug 06 2019

27mins

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Rank #5: Ep. 3: The Border | 3

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Sixty-Six Garage gets a new roommate -  Omar Salgado - a young cyclist hit by a car on a highway. He’s unconscious and near death. There’s a major breakthrough in identifying Garage - will he recognize his name?

Aug 01 2019

21mins

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